Onome Adejemilua concentrates her practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, joint venture arrangements, and general corporate matters. She regularly represents public and private companies, financial institutions, and private equity and venture capital investors.
Onome is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee, and has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve on its District Fee Arbitration Committee. She is actively involved in the community, serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of Newark Arts, a nonprofit organization promoting the arts, culture, and arts education in Newark, and as a member of the Advisory Board of NJ LEEP, a nonprofit organization providing law-related and other educational, college-preparatory programming to high school students from underserved communities in the Newark area. She is enthusiastically involved in pro bono work and has demonstrated a commitment to public service by providing legal services to asylum applicants, including before the Newark Immigration Court, and to community reintegration programs, enabling individuals with criminal backgrounds to achieve successful community reintegration.
Onome’s experience includes internships at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the enforcement division of the New York Stock Exchange (now FINRA). She has been named a fellow of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Leadership Academy and has been recognized in the list of The National Black Lawyers Top 100 since 2015.